UCare for Seniors Medicare plan in Minnesota has been recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) for excellent member experience and quality outcomes. The Medicare plan has been among top-rated plans since 2014.
UCare and the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry are partnering to treat Special Olympics athletes in a wheelchair-accessible, custom-built clinic. The dental students already volunteer by providing athletes fluoride and making mouth guards, but this program gives them the opportunity to provide free dental treatment as well.
UCare has hired David Albright as Vice President and Chief Information Officer. Albright was previously Vice President of Information Technology at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota where he led all aspects of the IT division.
UCare won a spot in the Minneapolis Star Tribune’s 2017 Top 150 Workplaces, ranking 12th out of 30 Minnesota large employers. It is one of only 10 companies to earn the recognition for eight consecutive years.
Modern Healthcare takes a look at how severe cuts to Medicaid could impact many of the vulnerable communities ACHP plans serve. UCare’s Lisa Mattson and Geisinger’s Perry Meadows, M.D., shared insight on a media teleconference on June 12, 2017.